Every president has a first year

September 8, 2016 Sheila Blackford

The University of Virginia magazine has written an article on the First Year project, "Every president has a first year," focusing on patterns that can be tracked across presidential first years.

The article notes: 

“Launched last year and going full force during the current election season and continuing into 2018, the First Year Project has been examining the history of presidential rookie years, identifying the universal truths, and distilling the information into sets of briefing memos and management advice for the next president.”

Read the full article at UVA Magazine.